Smoking Tied to Suicide Risk in Bipolar Disorder

Smoking Tied to Suicide Risk in Bipolar Disorder – ABC News.

People with bipolar disorder who smoke appear to have a heightened risk of suicidal behavior — possibly because they are generally prone to impulsive acts, a new study suggests. The new findings suggest that high levels of impulsivity — one of the symptoms of bipolar disorder — may draw some patients to both smoking and suicidal behavior.

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